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Dec 6, 2012 7:00am PST
latourette said some people who call me, they're more worried about the fiscal cliff than about rates going up a couple of points. thomas rooney in your party, if there is truly entitlement reforms that's going to preserve social security and medicare for generations to come, it's going to be very difficult for me to oppose higher rates for the rich. what about that? >> and to mr. rooney's point, if in fact there were fundamental, significant reform of medicare, medicaid and social security so that we in fact save and strengthen and secure those programs, just like we did in our budget,those were included in the president's proposal, then that's something that we would talk about and very seriously consider because there's where we got to get. we got to get real solutions. the problem with the president's proposal is it's not a real solution, it's all politics. >> congressman tom price, thank you for coming on the program. >> we've been talking about the president's advantage right now. so, karl rove was not about to sit on the sidelines. his crossroads gps is running a spot today criticizing the president over his handling of the fiscal cliff. let me take a look at that. >> no real reform. instead spending taxes. we neat bipartisan ideas we can all support. >>
Dec 13, 2012 7:00am PST
deal in time for before the fiscal cliff hits and was he hopeful or not? what was your sense? >> well, the president i think is resolved. he knows what he needs to do because he's been talking to the american public. he knew that the two people in my office were single moms. and a man who was self-employed and caring for his ailing mom. and both of them are not in the mood to get a $2,000 tax increase because the republicans won't compromise. >> but on that note there, those two -- again, residents, from minute minnesota, what was their reaction to what they heard from the president? the conversation that was had? >> they solely agree, that the president is absolutely on the right track. and i asked them to hold tough because they don't want their taxes increased any more. and they don't have to be. because those at the very top, should be asked to give a little more. and for the past year, we had a big debate in this country. >> do they want to compromise? >> they absolutely want to compromise. and they recognize the president has done that. in the last year, the president had put wh
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